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Stop building stuff on sand – the Internet, Linux

You’ve probably heard about the big DNS attack on Dyn’s servers today, and you probably know that it was the main cause of “half the internet” not working properly today.

The attack targeted Dyn’s DNS servers and took down a shitload of websites (well, not really took down, but I’ll explain further along), including Netflix, WSJ, Imgur, Reddit, Spotify, etc. According to CNBC citing Dyn “tens of millions of IP addresses” were sending packets and causing mayhem for the U.S. based company. Continue Reading


Installing Linux to the HDD of an Xbox360

This is a follow-up on the post regarding installing Debian on the Xbox360.

Most of the resources from the Free60 Project (which is now kinda dead) are either outdated or no longer available. Comcast user “ssmurf” did a good job hosting most of the files needed for the whole process , but I don’t know how longer he’ll host them, so I decided to mirror most of the files myself, including the debootstrap. Usually Linux archives have the tendency to become bloated and ridiculously hard to access.

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